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    Obama Has Done Some Sightseeing With An Unexpected Trip To Stonehenge

    And the British are confused about how on earth he managed to get there despite the frequently congested A303 nearby.

    On his way back from the NATO Summit in Newport, Obama decided to swing by prehistoric Stonehenge.

    Larry Downing / Reuters

    He spent more than 20 minutes within the site.

    Larry Downing / Reuters

    Obama spent about 20 minutes walking around Stonehenge, declaring it "spectacular" and saying he had knocked this off his bucket list.

    Colleen Nelson@ColleenMNelson

    Obama spent about 20 minutes walking around Stonehenge, declaring it "spectacular" and saying he had knocked this off his bucket list.

    7:40 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    He was even able to get right up close to the stones.

    Larry Downing / Reuters

    So every person who has visited Stonehenge before is feeling a little bit hurt right now.

    David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Oh it's ok for Obama to wander all through Stonehenge - us poor old members of the public can't get within 10 feet of it!

    Stacey Woods@svmitche

    Oh it's ok for Obama to wander all through Stonehenge - us poor old members of the public can't get within 10 feet of it!

    7:33 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Obama gets to walk around Stonehenge & stuff but when *I* turn up naked with a sacrificial goat it's all policemen and tasers and questions.

    Dave Turner@mrdaveturner

    Obama gets to walk around Stonehenge & stuff but when *I* turn up naked with a sacrificial goat it's all policemen and tasers and questions.

    7:22 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And of course as Stonehenge is right next to the frequently congested hellhole called the A303.

    Chris Ison/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    Everyone is wondering how on earth he got there.

    #Obama must be some kind of mentalist. What dick takes on the A303 on a Friday evening to visit #Stonehenge ? It must have been gridlocked

    BaldyVanMan@BaldyRoy

    #Obama must be some kind of mentalist. What dick takes on the A303 on a Friday evening to visit #Stonehenge ? It must have been gridlocked

    2:33 AM - 06 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I wonder how Obama found the A303 on his way to Stonehenge? Perhaps, like me every time I drive down it, it was a complete toilet?

    AB@SpyRight

    I wonder how Obama found the A303 on his way to Stonehenge? Perhaps, like me every time I drive down it, it was a complete toilet? 🚽🚙🚙🚙🚙🚙🚙

    10:21 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    How the hell did Obama's motorcade get past the 5-mile tailbacks on the A303? Come on, we're all thinking it. #Stonehenge

    Sarah Deech@londonette

    How the hell did Obama's motorcade get past the 5-mile tailbacks on the A303? Come on, we're all thinking it. #Stonehenge

    10:46 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    President Obama has clearly never gazed upon Stonehenge while stuck on the A303 in single-file traffic on the way to a wedding.

    Clementine Fletcher@clemfletch

    President Obama has clearly never gazed upon Stonehenge while stuck on the A303 in single-file traffic on the way to a wedding.

    7:05 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    One determined family decided to go to Stonehenge to see what the fuss was about.

    @AnniePats president Obama is at Stonehenge x

    bee@BeesRun

    @AnniePats president Obama is at Stonehenge x

    6:48 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Can't believe I'm walking to Stonehenge to see if the rumours are true!!

    bee@BeesRun

    Can't believe I'm walking to Stonehenge to see if the rumours are true!!

    6:38 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    I can see president Obama! Any messages?

    bee@BeesRun

    I can see president Obama! Any messages?

    6:44 PM - 05 Sep 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Which led to this photograph being taken.

    The tweeter Janice Raffle told ITV News "at that point he shook our hands and asked if we lived in the area... he asked our names too as he's a polite man."

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